• Students should have fundamental IT experience working with networking, servers, storage, cloud, virtualization and operating systems.
  • To get the most out of this course, students should be familiar with the core fundamental concepts of Veeam Backup & Replication either through hands-on experience or by taking Veeam Backup & Replication Fundamentals free online training.

Course objectives

After completing this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe Veeam security concepts
  • Given a scenario, configure a backup job and a backup copy job
  • Explain network-attached storage (NAS) backups and configuration
  • Describe Veeam’s replication capabilities
  • Determine appropriate use case for backups, replicas and/or continuous data protection
  • Configure backup infrastructure components, including proxy and repository servers
  • Given a scenario, evaluate when and how to apply immutability settings
  • Given a scenario, recover data from backups

Course outline

What can be protected?

  • Review of Veeam Data Platform and introduction to the class scenario

Secure your backup server

  • Describe strategies and tools to secure the Veeam backup server to avoid unauthorized access and data leaks

Application consistency with secure authentication

  • Achieve application-consistent backups of virtual machines while maintaining operating system secure authentication

Protecting workloads

  • Efficiently protect VMware and Hyper-V virtual machines based on well-defined SLAs through the creation of backup jobs

Deploying agents

  • Identify the use of protection groups to automate the installation of Veeam Agents and protecting workloads with agent backup jobs

Protecting NAS

  • List required components and features available to protect NAS solutions

Optimizing your backups

  • Analyze features and settings that allow backup storage optimization, faster backups and data consistency


  • Describe backup data protection mechanisms to avoid premature deletion and unwanted modifications

Linux Hardened Repository

  • Identify characteristics and deployment steps of Linux Hardened Repositories to achieve backup data immutability

Object storge repositories

  • Describe use cases, advantages and considerations to implement object storage solutions as Veeam backup repositories

Backup infrastructure optimization

  • List deployment options and additional settings to improve general backup solution performance.


  • Describe use cases, architectures and features of replication jobs and continuous data protection (CDP) policies.

Backup copy jobs

  • Ensure recoverability and adhere to the 3-2-1 Rule with backup copy jobs.

Long-term retention

  • List different mechanisms for data archiving, including grandfather-father-son retention policies

Scale-out Backup Repository™

  • Describe architecture, placement policies, data tiers and management of Scale-out Backup Repositories (SOBRs)

Move and copy backups with VeeaMover

  • Identify use cases for virtual machine and backup migrations with VeeaMover.Recovery verification
  • Create automated tests to ensure recoverability from backups and replicas

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager

  • Describe the use cases for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager

Recovery scenarios

  • Recovery scenario —  Virtual machine failure
    • Choose from different methods to recover a virtual machine from the backup

  • Recovery scenario — Ransomware attack
    • Securely restore a server after a ransomware incident with malware scanning of volumes directly from the backup and as part of the restore process
  • Recovery scenario — Agent recovery
    • Explore available options to restore data from agent backups.

  • Recovery scenario — Explorer recovery
    • Use Veeam Explorers™ to recover application items directly from image-level backups

  • Recovery scenario — Guest file recovery
    • Restore guest operating system files directly from image-level backups and from diverse guest file systems

  • Recovery scenario — Recovery from replica
    • Describe virtual machine states available when recovering a virtual machine from its replica and mechanisms to avoid data loss and interdependent services recovery

  • Recovery scenario — Instant NAS recovery
    • List steps and considerations to instantly recover an entire file share from its backup


Test certification

Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE™) v12 exam.


This course is provided in association with our learning partners at Global Knowledge